Hartwig succeeds in making the case that seemingly uncontrollable desires for food truly can be conquered with hard work.
"What Are You Willing to Give Up for Happiness? serves as a great little guidebook for corporate employees and other readers, who will undoubtedly welcome her ideas on how to handle relationships at work and at home."
Readers who are open to these teachings and wonder why people do what they do will have their questions answered many times over.
“Bitch 2” has a more mature and existential feel to it than “Bitch 1,” which makes it all the more jarring when a few of the essays come to trite conclusions. But in the stronger pieces, which often pop with subversive wit, the anger of the previous book has been replaced by a graceful reckoning...
We see clearly the immensity of the world’s problems, and the strength it took for someone like Vargas to keep telling the truth. And now, she’s telling the biggest truth of all: her own.
Long cycled around Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk and created an ad hoc map, leaving stakes behind him – a playful work about making a mark. With this unmissable book, Jon Day makes his.
The prose is graceful and brimming with potent physical details, but the adults are alarmingly mature—except for Jubilee’s birth mother. An appealing story weighed down by its protagonist’s self-pity.
Though told by two outsiders to the culture, this timely and well-crafted story will educate readers on the preciousness of potable water.
The Creativity Challenge by K.H. Kim makes a convincing case for the gradual decline in American creativity over the past quarter century, and follows up with a plausible explanation.
Love Warrior, which resides in the same realm as books by Brené Brown and Elizabeth Gilbert, presents an intense and absorbing narrative while reaching for something bigger and more quixotic, the mystery of intimacy itself.
Overall, the Dubrows present a refreshing, less-is-more perspective on maintaining a youthful appearance and have crafted a solid information resource. A useful, accessible primer for readers hoping to keep themselves looking their best.
Over half of the book is a cookbook with delicious-sounding recipes...Throughout, the writing is accessible and well- documented by footnotes.
...Schwarz reserves most of his scorn for the pharmaceutical companie...In so doing he provides a valuable corrective to those ads promising that Ritalin can make “the problem child become lovable again”.
The Opioid-Free Pain Relief Kit is meant to help everyone, and its methods can be learned and practiced without medical supervision. It’s a welcome book at a time when opioid addiction is at an all-time high, and there are not enough mental health professionals who can help manage pain without medication.
Kandel presents concepts to ponder that may open new avenues of art making and neuroscientific endeavor.
This book is an extraordinary work of love and art, which left me choked with tears. It manages that most difficult task for a memoirist, to bring a real human being unforgettably to life while leaving his essential mystery and individuality intact.
Some of their solutions, such as sharing deep emotions, may not be comfortable for everyone. That said, the authors will likely help parents find imaginative, calm ways to help their children become adults. A parenting manual that’s soft on research but warm, wise, and often original.
Out of the Wreck I Rise: A Literary Companion to Recovery, published in early September by University of Chicago Press, is like a pub crawl around the globe and across the ages, in company with an artistic who’s who of brilliant if besotted company.
While sporadically absorbing, “The Cyber Effect,” like the internet, frequently takes things out of proportion and creates hysteria from fragments.
A quietly joyful invitation to audiences of any age to stop taking the wonders and pleasures around them for granted.